[ubuntu-uk] Sending Gnome popup notifications over a network...

Chris Smith ubuntu.com at chris.cs278.org
Fri Jan 11 01:48:20 GMT 2008

Dave Walker wrote:
> Chris Smith wrote:
>> Joshua Scotton wrote:
>>> I was getting the same error message until I changed this part 
>>> XAUTHORITY=~owner_of:0/.Xauthority;
>>> to 
>>> XAUTHORITY=/home/user/.Xauthority;
>>> where user was the username of the person logged on and using screen :0
>>> then it worked a treat
>> Yeah the "~owner_of:0" needed to be changed to the user logged in on
>> screen :0 ie. for myself it would be "~chris/.Xauthority"
> Surely this can be substituted with XAUTHORITY=$HOME/.Xauthority ?
> Kind Regards,
> Dave Walker

Assuming you are the user who is running the X session.

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